KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball]

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Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance Free download The Lucky Baseball 100 Life behind barbed wire and guarded watchtowers Follow Harry Yakamoto in this World War II story as he learns to live through difficult conditions in a Japanese American internment ca. The main character in this book is Henry who is 12 and who loves baseball He has a problem with a bully at his school He s Japanese American and like many others his life changes with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor His father is taken away by the FBI and he begins to have problems with other studentts at schoolHis family ends up being sent to the Manzanar internment camp and the story describes his life there his relationship to other young people there how he helps his family and how he pursues his love of baseballThe book is good in how it covers from a personal approach how a young person had to deal with being taken from his home with his family and forcibly relocated to an internment camp The book also deals with bullies and how they effect the lives of those they bully and how someone can actually stand up to them

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The Lucky Baseball

Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance Free download The Lucky Baseball 100 Harry Yakamoto grew up in Seven Cedars California playing baseball going to school and working at his familys restaurant As a young Japanese American he faced discrimination daily But. The Lucky Baseball is a highly entertaining and educational novel about a young Japanese American boy whose dream is to become a famous baseball player Set during the time of the war between the US and Japan the book teaches about that dark era of our time while providing young readers with a fast paced interesting plot and a strong and sympathetic protagonist This middle grade historical novel begins on the eve of the war Our young hero 12 year old Harry Yakamoto lives in Seven Cedars California with his father and grandparents in an apartment above their restaurant In spite of the regular prejudice he encounters as a Japanese American he lives a reasonably happy life doing what he enjoys most playing baseball and spending time with his family and friends His biggest dream is to become a professional baseball player one day but he has a series of obstacles For one his father expects him to run the family restaurant one day and is not pleased when he sees Harry practicing ball too much To add to that he s not able to join the teams in town because a lot of the kids especially a bully named Tony Rossi are prejudiced against his background In spite of all this Harry tries to make the best of life Then his life turns upside down when the US declares war on Japan and he and his family are forced to relocate to a camp 200 miles away in the middle of the desert There his living uarters are reduced to a cold and dusty small room he has to share with his family Dirty latrines poor food rude guards and another bully are some of his other new problems But the fire of baseball eternally blazes in his heart and he soon forms a team and becomes the captain Will Harry live his dream Will he go back to Seven Cedars and live like a normal American without the evils of prejudice I m not a fan of baseball but I have to say I loved reading this book The story and especially the protagonist drew me in from the beginning Harry is a special character with a distinct voice and personality He has his flaws but is brave and pure at heart He s the kind of young hero readers like to root for The plot moves fairly uickly without a lot of exposition or description I felt transported back in time and learned a lot about the camps The Lucky Baseball offers a glimpse into the evils of war and the injustice of prejudice What I especially like is that the author doesn t lecture or preach the message comes through from the action The Lucky Baseball is 160 pages and is geared at grades five to seven If you have a middle grader who loves baseball this is a story he or she will surely enjoy It is also excellent reading material for classrooms as it offers many subjects for discussion Highly recommended

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Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance Free download The Lucky Baseball 100 When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941 his life would change forever Forced to move to a relocation center in the desert of California Harry and his family have to start a new. Title The Lucky Baseball My Story in a Japanese American Internment CampAuthor Susanne LieurancePublication Info Enslow 2009ISBN 978 0 7660 3311 5Source Publisher provided copyIntended audience grades 3 through 6Genre historical fiction chapter book 160 PagesThemestopics World War II baseball Japanese InternmentSynopsis Harry Yakamoto lives a normal life in Seven Cedars CA until his family is interned in Manzanar a Japanese internment camp Baseball becomes is preoccupation and salvation during the many years his family lives in the campWhy I like this book I ve always been fascinated by Manzanar Driving past it there is no sign that it was home to thousands of Japanese Americans who were held against their war during World War II I ve also found Manzanar to be a fascinating topic because it s rarely discussed Lieurance s expertly told story provides insight into the harsh conditions of Japanese internment camps Her plot is transporting and her characters well developed Children will enjoy Harry and his passion for baseball without realizing how much they are learning As usual Enslow provides backmatter explaining the real history and providing links to further reading


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    Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance Suzanne Lieurance ß 0 Summary KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] This was an amazing book to read to my kids during homeschool they didn't want our read aloud time to end during the time we used it What an aw

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    characters The Lucky Baseball KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance The Lucky Baseball brings WWII history to life in an engaging and enlightening middle grade storyOn December 7 1941 Japan attacked the United States military base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii The surprise attack shocked Americans and a deep fear that Japan would launch a full scale attack on American home land grew President Franklin Roosevelt immediately entered the United States into WWIIOut of the growing fear bordering on

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    KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] The Lucky Baseball is a highly entertaining and educational novel about a young Japanese American boy whose dream is to become a famous baseball player Set during the time of the war between the US and Japan the book teaches about that dark era of our time while providing young readers with a fast paced interesting plot and a strong and sym

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    Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] Suzanne Lieurance ß 0 Summary Harry Yakamoto is a California kid in 1941 He spends his days when not in school helping in his family's restaurant which is located below their home When he plays it is usually baseball He's a happy go lucky typical American kid until the US joins World War Two after the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor Harry's life changes

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    Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance Suzanne Lieurance ß 0 Summary KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] Title The Lucky Baseball My Story in a Japanese American Internment CampAuthor Susanne LieurancePublication Info Enslow 2009ISBN 978 0 7660 3311 5Source Publisher provided copyIntended audience grades 3 through 6Genre historical fiction chapter book 160 PagesThemestopics World War II baseball Japanese InternmentSynopsis Harry Yakamoto lives a normal life in Seven Cedars CA until his family is interned in Manzanar a Japanese inte

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    Suzanne Lieurance ß 0 Summary Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] It was an ordinary December afternoon in 1941 in Seven Cedars California The calm before the storm of Pearl Harbor finds American born Harry Harukiwinning a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio and working in his father's popular restaurant He and h

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    KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] The main character in this book is Henry who is 12 and who loves baseball He has a problem with a bully at his school He's Japanese American and like many others his life changes with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor His father is taken away by the FBI and he begins to have problems with other studentts at schoolHis family ends up being sent to the Manzanar internment camp and the story describes his life there his r

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    characters The Lucky Baseball KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] Suzanne Lieurance ß 0 Summary After the bombing of Pear Harbor twelve year old Harry Yakamoto and his family are forced to leave their family restaurant in California for a d

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    KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] Suzanne Lieurance ß 0 Summary gr 5 7 153pgs1941 Seven Cedars CAManzanar 12 year old Harry Yakamoto loves baseball than anything When he wins a baseball si

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    KINDLE [The Lucky Baseball] Read & Download ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ß Suzanne Lieurance This book tells the story of one family from the point of view of a young boy as they must leave everything they know and go to Manzanar during the second world war The game of baseball becomes very important The importance of family and friends is a part of the fabric of this narrative After the text is a section that gives some factual information about the centers and what the Japanese living on the coast had to live

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  • Paperback
  • 160
  • The Lucky Baseball
  • Suzanne Lieurance
  • English
  • 02 May 2020
  • 9780766036550